On a technical level, the film's animation is stellar. The pacing is swift, the action is thick, and the lines are incredibly funny. I read a headline the other day that LEGO Batman has the best plot of any Batman movie ever, and I'm inclined to agree.
Meet One Stone — Birdman (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Review
Aged actor most popular for playing superhero wearing an animal costume tries to resurrect career -- or at least stay relevant -- by going to Broadway. No, it's not a semi-autobiographical movie based on Michael Keaton's life, even if his performance is incredibly sincere and authentic. Rather, Birdman -- or the movie in which a... Continue Reading →
Up in the Air Review
Poetic and resounding, Up in the Air hits the emotional notes emphatically. The pitch-perfect and subtle nuances, the ebb and flow of the characters, and the technical craftsmanship of director/co-writer Jason Reitman combine to form a poignant story about relationships. Ryan Bingham (George Clooney) jetsets from city to city as a sort of corporate hitman.... Continue Reading →